Vivienne Bartley is a chartered Physiotherapist and a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) for the last 15 years. She is passionate about health and wellbeing in general and has a special interest in Women’s Health having undertaken further studies in the area.
She also treats all musculoskeletal conditions, particularly being interested in getting to the root of acute and chronic conditions. Having first qualified as a fitness instructor (National Certificate in Exercise and Fitness) she completed a Diploma in Physiology and Health Science from Carlow Institute of Technology, graduating with a distinction, giving her a background in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. She then went on complete her degree in Physiotherapy at Bradford University England. She is also a member of the Irish Society of Orthopaedic Medicine (ISOM).
She is also a qualified Bowen (Neurostructural Integration Technique) practitioner which is a ‘stand-alone’ soft tissue therapy recommended for chronic pain and fibromyalgia. Being a qualified Pilates and Yoga teacher, she likes to combine elements of Pilates and Yoga in all classes. Vivienne is also an accomplished sportswoman having represented Ireland internationally in soccer.
She is qualified in myofascial, soft tissue, and joint manipulation techniques, dry needling, orthotic prescription, exercise prescription and biomechanics assessment.